Bloganuary #13: If you had a billion US dollars, how would you spend it?

First of all, Is the billion dollars post taxes? If not, the government would take a huge chunk of it. That being said, with the portion I would actually be able to spend I would first off put a portion of it into stocks and/or bonds to hopefully increase the value.

Next, I would set a portion aside in trust funds for my grandchildren that would become theirs when they turn twenty-one. Who knows, I might if I deemed necessary, raise the age in which they would have access to it.

Then, I would purchase or build a modest home somewhere in the country with plenty of land around it. I prefer not having neighbors super close. I do not need or want a gigantic house. Just one that would sufficiently meet my needs.

I would also donate some of the money to charities that are close to my heart. I would be extremely selective on those charities in which I would choose to contribute.

I would like if at all possible to use a small portion of the money to travel to the various places I can only dream about visiting.

It is fanciful to think about what one would do with a billion dollars. Saying you’d spend it one way, however, good intentions aside one never knows until one would actually obtain it.

How would you spend a billion dollars if you had it? Spend it on yourself? Give it away? Invest it? Lots to think about on the subject.


God Bless. Thank you for visiting. I appreciate y’all.

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